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Robin

Robin by Frances Hodgson Burnett
By: (1849-1924)

Starting with a summary of the 1922 novel The Head of the House of Coombe, which followed the relationships between a group of pre-WWI English nobles and commoners, this sequel, called Robin, completes the story of Robin, Lord Coombe, Donal and Feather. (Introduction by Linda Andrus)

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ROBIN

BY FRANCES HODGSON BURNETT

AUTHOR OF "THE SHUTTLE" "THE SECRET GARDEN" "THE HEAD OF THE HOUSE OF COOMBE" ETC.

NEW YORK FREDERICK A. STOKES COMPANY PUBLISHERS

COPYRIGHT, 1922, BY FRANCES HODGSON BURNETT

COPYRIGHT, 1921, 1922, BY THE INTERNATIONAL MAGAZINE COMPANY

ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

PRINTED IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

THE YEARS BEFORE

Outline Arranged by Hamilton Williamson

from

THE HEAD OF THE HOUSE OF COOMBE

In the years when Victorian standards and ideals began to dance an increasingly rapid jig before amazed lookers on, who presently found themselves dancing as madly as the rest in these years, there lived in Mayfair, in a slice of a house, Robert Gareth Lawless and his lovely young wife. So light and airy was she to earthly vision and so diaphanous the texture of her mentality that she was known as "Feather."

The slice of a house between two comparatively stately mansions in the "right street" was a rash venture of the honeymoon... Continue reading book >>


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Reviews (Rated: 4 Stars - 1 review)

Reviewer: - August 30, 2016
Subject: Review Robin
Hmmm.... The narration was good. Not much emotion but steady. The story was long and a bit tedious at times. The subject of this book was ahead of its time. I'm surprised a woman author could get away with it back 'then'. Romantic and the way it was in those times.


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